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Spain Internship

Dates:
Winter: 13 January–7 April 2023
Spring–Summer: 9 May–29 July 2023
Fall: 5 September–25 November 2023

Application Deadlines:
Winter 2023: 1 October 2022
Spring–Summer: 28 January 2023
Fall: 22 February 2023

The Spain internship programs provide a unique cultural and educational experience designed to help advanced students acquire professional and cultural competencies that will allow them to prepare for life after the university. All majors are welcome to apply.

In Spain, professional internships are available in fields such as museum curation, education, translation and interpretation, design, international relations, and public administration. Internship providers may include the Prado Museum, the Ministry of Education and other museums and cultural organizations. Fluency in Spanish is required for all of the internships in Spain.

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Contact Us

Scott Alvord
3162 JFSB
(801) 422-7546
salvord@byu.edu

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FAQ

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Courses

Students must register for 9–12 credit hours:

SPAN 399R—Academic Internship (3–6 credit hours)
SPAN 395R—Contemporary Culture (3 credit hours)

Additional course options may be considered in consultation with the program director.

Students may not take any other courses on this program, including BYU Online courses, without approval by the program director and ISP.
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Cost

$2,900–3,200

Includes Latter-day Saint undergraduate tuition (increased cost for graduate and non–Latter-day Saint students), and international insurance coverage.

Does not include airfare, meals, local transportation, or personal expenses.
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Funding Sources

Regular BYU tuition scholarships, Pell Grants, and Federal Insured Student Loans may be applied to study abroad programs.

Students who submit the financial aid section of the ISP application and who have a current FAFSA form on file at the Financial Aid Office (A-41 ASB) will be considered for a Study Abroad scholarship.
Academic departments and colleges may assist with scholarships and grants.

Private grants and scholarships outside of BYU may also assist (see kennedy.byu.edu/scholarships).Other colleges may provide financial aid as well, please contact your college internship coordinator for more information

The College of Humanities offers international internship grants of up to $3,000 to majors and up to $1,500 to minors within the college.
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Preparation

Applicants will be evaluated by the faculty director upon application to the program and must have completed SPAN 321 before participation in the program. Upper class status is preferred.
Prior to departure, students completing an internship are required to enroll in HCOLL 396R Humanities Leadership and Professional Development. This course will help prepare you to make the most of your internship experience.

Students must meet all country- and program-specific COVID and health requirements for travel.
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Housing

Students are responsible for finding housing through approved housing options. The program director can provide guidance in finding appropriate options. BYU policy prohibits students from asking Latter-day Saint families to provide accommodations.
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Travel

Students are responsible for purchasing their own airfare to and from the program sites. Airline reservations must be made through BYU Travel. Students should contact a BYU Travel agent.

BYU Travel
280 HRCB
(801) 422-6293
travel@byu.edu
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Application Process

BYU welcomes students from any university to apply to participate on our study abroad programs. However, internships and direct enrollment programs are limited to BYU Provo students.

Accompanying spouses must register for at least 0.5 credit of BYU classes.

Students must be 18 years of age or older to participate.

Complete the online application here. A nonrefundable $35 application fee is required; applicants will be interviewed once the application is complete.

Students will be notified via e-mail of their acceptance into the program. The first payment is due upon acceptance; please refer to the Payment Information document.

Application Deadlines:
Winter 2023: 1 October 2022
Spring–Summer: 28 January 2023
Fall: 22 February 2023
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Program Adjustments

International Study Programs (ISP) reserves the right to cancel this program, revise its offerings, or make any adjustments to the preliminary cost.

If it becomes necessary for ISP to cancel a program, all program payments made to BYU ISP will be refunded to the student’s BYU Financial account.

ISP is the only office authorized to cancel any of its programs.
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Faculty

Scott Alvord
3162 JFSB
(801) 422-7546
salvord@byu.edu
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Contact Us

International Study Programs
101 HRCB
(801) 422-3686
isp@byu.edu
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ISP Student Handbook

To see the student handbook, click here.
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Payment Schedule

To see the payment schedule, click here.